Fatal Accident on ANF
By Mary O’KEEFE
The L.A.County Coroner’s Office as released the identity of a man who was found inside his car that plunged over the side of the Angeles National Forest Highway near Mt. Gleason Road earlier today.
Andrew Searcy, 25, of La Mirada, was pronounced dead at the scene.
“The vehicle went [over the side] about 300 feet,” said California Highway Patrol Officer Christian Craycraft.
The L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept., Norwalk station, has confirmed that Searcy was the missing person that had been reported to them earlier today.
“We took a missing person report earlier this morning,” said Sgt. Mendoza, Norwalk station.
Mendoza said LASD Air 5 reported seeing the vehicle at 8:17 this morning. Montrose Search and Rescue Team members, who also responded in the search, helped in the recovery of the man’s body.